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07/23/2014EPA awards over $888,000 for climate research, adaptation in remote Alaska Native villages
07/23/2014EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/15/2014EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts
07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/12/2014FRIDAY: U.S. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Attend Solar Installation at Residential Home in Long Beach, Calif.
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations
05/28/2014Yale Awarded $1.5 Million EPA Grant for Research on Cleaner Emissions from Cookstoves
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/22/2014EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014GSA Reduces Environmental Footprint by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014National Park Service Fights Climate Change by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/07/2014EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;
Albuquerque mixed-use development will get help designing green infrastructure
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Pueblo de Cochiti receives assistance to control stormwater, flooding
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/25/2014EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan/McCarthy traveling to New York, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta and Memphis
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/17/2014Shawnee, OK, JCPenney Store Places Sixth in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition
04/17/2014Baton Rouge Elementary School Wins EPA’s National Energy Star Competition
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Boston Ranks 13 on EPA’s List of Cities with the most Energy Star Buildings
03/31/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
03/06/2014Two New England Businesses Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership
02/12/2014TODAY EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/10/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Joins Senior Obama Administration Officials in Fort Collins to Discuss Local Climate Change Efforts
02/07/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Address Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference
02/05/2014Thursday: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and New Orleans Mayor Landrieu to Commemorate Completion of New Orleans Rain Garden Project
02/05/2014Senior Obama Administration Officials to Join Governor Brown, Mayor Garcetti, Other Leaders in L.A. for Climate Task Force Meeting
02/05/2014EPA Tips to Help Reduce Health Concerns and Improve Efficiency When Using Wood Heaters
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/30/2014EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update To National Stormwater Calculator
01/23/2014EPA Will Hold a Public Hearing in Boston Feb. 26 on New Wood Stove Air Pollution Standards -- Proposal would make new wood stoves and heaters significantly cleaner
01/17/2014EPA Administrator to Address World Economic Forum in Davos/Will highlight business and economic opportunities in addressing climate change
01/16/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Statement to Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the President’s Climate Action Plan
01/15/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify Before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Climate Change
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/07/2014EPA Orders Company to Stop Removing Asbestos at the Former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dutchess County, NY
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/10/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly $430,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments and to Address New Jersey’s Changing Climate
11/29/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Discuss US-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/20/2013EPA Awards $556,650 to Help Massachusetts Marine Vessels Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Car Repair Businesses in the South Bronx; EPA Provides $149,000 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
11/15/2013EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards / Proposal Seeks Input to Address “E10 Blend Wall,” Reaffirms Commitment to Biofuels
11/13/2013New England Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievements
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
11/01/2013EPA Releases Agency Plans for Adapting to a Changing Climate
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/25/2013EPA Awards $65,000 to Pima County to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
10/25/2013EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
09/26/2013Staples Recognized for Green Power Leadership
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/20/2013EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
09/20/2013TODAY: EPA Senior Air Official to Host Media Briefing on Clean Air Act Announcement
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
08/26/2013EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
07/18/2013EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
07/17/2013In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Infrastructure Conference at Duke Farms - Public Encouraged to Attend
07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
06/27/2013EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers/Encourages “connected” features, including smart grid functionality
06/13/2013EPA Provides Smart Growth Assistance to North Kingstown, R.I.
06/03/2013Statement by EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe on the Passing of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg
05/29/2013Camden Hills Regional High School Wins Two National Environmental Education Awards
04/23/2013New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change

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